OGA News

Post date: Fri, 02/02/2018 - 22:02

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is currently seeking applications for two new members to join its main board with effect from 1 April 2018.

Post date: Fri, 02/02/2018 - 21:53

In September last year, the OTB aligned retailers and industry brand owners with our industry and EU-funded Organic. Feed Your Happy campaign to drive sales and awareness of organic during the Soil Association’s Organic September.

Post date: Fri, 02/02/2018 - 21:38

With continuing growth in the organic farming and food sector, the Organic Research Centre (ORC) – the UK’s leading independent research charity in this field - has announced the appointment of seven new trustees to its Council of Management, which is led by Chairman Mike Turnbull.

 

Post date: Wed, 17/01/2018 - 19:29

IFOAM – Organics International has adopted a global position which reaffirms that GMOs created through new genetic engineering techniques have no place in organic food and farming systems.

Post date: Fri, 05/01/2018 - 16:06

The Organic Research Centre, a leading independent research charity, is launching the new Dean Organic Fund at the Oxford Real Farming Conference today. 

Post date: Thu, 07/12/2017 - 08:03

The Farm Carbon Cutting Toolkit and Innovation for Agriculture’s competition to find the UK’s Soil Farmer of 2018 is open for applications.

Post date: Thu, 23/11/2017 - 22:17

IFOAM EU: "Strong institutional commitment needed to ensure a good legislative transition" for what is regarded by some as a fragile text.

Post date: Thu, 23/11/2017 - 22:08

George Eustice MP has recognised the vital importance of soil health and fertility, in a message delivered today to members of IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements).     Speaking via video, the Minister stated that soil health will sit at the heart of a future agricul

Post date: Thu, 23/11/2017 - 22:04

A new Innovative Farmers field lab is set to explore potato blight, and any growers interested in learning more about the management of blight are invited to take part in the trials.

Post date: Thu, 23/11/2017 - 21:54

To meet the UK demand for fruit and vegetables a massive scaling up of production is required. Currently UK production represents 58% of vegetables consumed and only 11% of fruit.